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Ciabatta Cafe and Bakery Restaurant

) #1 of 179 Restaurants in Rotorua $$ - $$$ Cafe, European,
38 White Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-348 3332
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ciabatta” (61 reviews)
“sandwiches” (51 reviews)
“cronuts” (25 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
38 White Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 438 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nearby will be the redwood forest, TePuia Maori village and town centre. I suppose by Rotorua standard, the sandwiches and limited pastry are good. It's definitely decent and good value for money. A place well recommended to drop by if in the vicinity of Rotorua...More

Thank Ben L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a real asset to rotorua the best food in town if wanting lunch or a snack , awesome staff and yummy food don't miss out

2  Thank kiwigirl784
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Gonuts is one of their signatures. Great staff and great food. another intersting menu - not your usual cafe, though

Thank supertechnz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, cozy ambiance and friendly staff makes this gem a perfect place to have a bite! Been here a few times. Never disappoints

2  Thank SharkBoy1027
Reviewed 1 week ago

The owner I understand was a pastry chef in Switzerland and so has brought some wonderful creations to Rotorua. If you have a sweet tooth then there are plenty of choices here.

2  Thank John N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this cafe on the strength of previous reviews - our whole experience was quite excellent. The cafe is situated in the small business/light industrial area of Rotorua which made parking a breeze (we were there on a Saturday). The range of food was...More

5  Thank MikeLBTaupo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came from Singapore and read about this cafe in Tripadvisor. The breads were homely and good tasting. The price was also reasonable. Very friendly owner who really cares and work with passion. Great experience

3  Thank 3sa_lim
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited twice, once for lunch - shared the foot long hot dog and the custard strawberry crumble tart. Then the next morning for coffee and a passionfruit gonut. Really pleasant quirky cafe, and friendly staff.

2  Thank BMLNewZealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Soooo good. We came for breakfast and had the best pastries ever. Will definitely be visiting again.

2  Thank jahill128
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such a cute cafe - definitely worth making the trip off the main track! We ordered the Brekkie, Smokey, and the Teenie Weenie for lunch as well as a Gonut and Apple Turnover. All were fresh and super tasty! Great service from lady taking our...More

2  Thank hollyb054
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Logan-Michelle B
16 July 2017|
Response from CaraBoots | Reviewed this property |
No - it's open 8.00 till 3.00pm Monday to Friday and Saturday 8.00 - 1.30! Closed Sunday!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$7
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 13:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 White Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-348 3332
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A range of continental breads and pastries baked fresh daily. Also a great lunch menu featuring "The Long Dog". More than just a bakery, we have amazing coffee aswell, plenty of cafe style seating and great ambience.
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